Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 843: Engraved Colt Government Model Pistol with .22 Conversion Kit

Auction Date: June 22, 2022

Engraved Colt Government Model Pistol with .22 Conversion Kit, Case, and Factory Letter

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,500 - $2,250

Engraved Colt Government Model Pistol with .22 Conversion Kit, Case, and Factory Letter

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: Government
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 22 LR
Barrel: 5 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip: checkered
Stock:
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Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Bore Condition: Shiny - Very little wear
Rating:

OE - GOOD - some minor replacement parts; metal smoothly rusted or lightly pitted in places, cleaned; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal legible; lightly scratched, bruised or minor cracks repaired; in good working order.

NPRF - NON-PROFESSIONALLY REFINISHED/COLD BLUE, ETC.

Description:

Manufactured 1919, and subsequently upgraded with near full coverage broad floral engraving and a .22 conversion kit (currently installed). The included .45 ACP slide and barrel assembly is engraved to match. Also includes a pair of checkered walnut grips, an extra recoil spring, extra .22 magazine, .45 ACP magazine, and a hardwood case fitted for the gun, extra slide assembly, a magazine, and a slide latch. The included factory letter lists shipment to Simmons Hardware Co. in St. Louis on 9 April 1919.

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